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Don’t drink that water

Porvorim: Locals allege the PWD pipes passing through Porvorim constituency are rusted and damaged in a few places and hence this could lead to the contamination of the water. Sources said that many of the water pipelines running through this constituency have become old and rusty which makes them susceptible …

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New DIG Paramaditya to supervise mining SIT probe

Panjim: The State government has appointed senior Indian Police Services (IPS) officer Paramaditya to supervise the ongoing investigation into the main mining scam involving politicians, bureaucrats, mining traders and other individuals. His appointment comes at the time when the Special Investigation Team (SIT), probing the multi-crore mining scandal is expected …

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Calangute locals meet Sudin over water woes

Calangute: Several villagers under the banner of Calangute Constituency Forum on Monday submitted a memorandum to the Calangute Panchayat, the office of the PWD Minister and PWD Executive Engineer (water supply) with regards to their water problems. However, a six-member delegation also met PWD Minister Ramkrishna Sudin Dhavalikar who assured …

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Poachers arrested by authorities

Ponda: Dilip Bethkikar and his team at Ponda Range Forest Office under guidance of Deputy Conservator of Forest Kuldeep Sharma yesterday laid trap in forest area of Chikan Gal Shiroda and arrested three poachers Ulhas Velip (38) Chandrakant Velip (37) both from Paddy Cancona and Gurudas Gaonkar(51) from Shiroda and …

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Planning key to success: Jayesh tells students

Valpoi: Pointing out that planning is a key to success, RDA Minister Jayesh Salgaonkar said that felicitation not only boosts morale of meritorious students but puts responsibility on them to perform well. Salgaonkar was addressing a gathering on the occasion of the felicitation of meritorious students from the Muslim community …

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Will regulate traffic at Chandor school from today: DySP

Margao: Deputy Superintendent of Police Raju Raut Desai assured residents of Chandor that from Monday a police official will be present near the school to monitor the traffic when the school starts and also ends. Assuring the people of acting against use of plastic, he however asked their assistance in …

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Season’s first chartered flight lands at Dabolim airport

Vasco: Boeing 747 Jumbo ‘Rossiya Airlines,’ the first chartered flight of this season, landed at the Dabolim international airport from Moscow, Russia, bringing 522 passengers to the state. The flight landed at the airport at around 5 am. The officials of the Goa Tourism, Goa Tourism Development Corporation (GTDC), Airport …

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Tension erupts in Cuncolim over ‘sealing of illegal houses’

Cuncolim:Tension erupted in Cuncolim on Thursday, as the chief officer of Cuncolim Municipal Council (CMC) Shankar Gaonkar undertook sealing of ten more ‘illegal’ houses in Panzarconi and Savarmodi areas.The last month the chief officer had sealed one ‘illegal’ house in the municipal jurisdiction. On Thursday morning, just as the chief …

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Mining affected to protest in Panjim today

Panjim/Ponda: Mining dependents, under the banner of Goa Mining Peoples’ Front (GMPF), will hold a day-long token hunger strike on Friday at Azad Maidan, Panjim demanding early resumption of mining in the State. “The protest hunger strike is organised to voice our demand so that the process at the Centre …

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